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Re: P3D information



on 10/11/00 9:42 AM, Frederick M. Spinner at fspinner@hotmail.com wrote:

> All perpetuating old modes is going to do for AMSAT is keep
> people from using the birds.  It used to take a fairly substantial
> antenna setup and a moderate amount of power (10W on 70cm usually didn't cut
> it) to work AO-13 at apogee (or for most of its pass),
> and that kept many from ever using the bird.

Interesting.  I've worked AO-10 at apogee with about 10 to 20 Watts.  I have
a hard time believing AO-13 was worse than AO-10.

Then again, I'm not an alligator.

73,

Jon
NA9D

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Jon Ogden
NA9D (ex: KE9NA)

Member:  ARRL, AMSAT, DXCC, NRA

http://www.qsl.net/ke9na

"A life lived in fear is a life half lived."

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